Unemployment Benefits related to the Partial Government Shutdown

For detailed information about Unemployment Insurance benefits for furloughed federal employees, click here.

The Office of Workers’ Compensation Administration (OWCA) Educational Conference is scheduled on
January 16-18, 2019, in New Orleans. Click here for more information, including Registration.
Note: Hotel registration has been extended until January 2, 2019.

LWC Offices Closed Monday, January 21, for MLK holiday; Unemployment Payments May be Delayed

LWC offices will be closed Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will resume normal operating hours on Jan. 22. Because of the Monday banking holiday and office closure, payments for unemployment claims filed on Sunday or Monday may not be available until Wednesday, Jan. 23. Self-service features are available through LWC’s toll-free line at 866-783-5567 or online through HiRE.

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